Two tigers captured after missing in Pine Mountain’s Wild Animal Safari

Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 9:12 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 26, 2023 at 8:58 PM EDT
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PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (WTVM) - Two tigers were missing inside of Wild Animal Safari after a tornado moved through Pine Mountain Sunday morning, according to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office, both tigers have been captured as of 10:45 AM.

According to a Facebook post on Wild Animal Safari’s page, several animal enclosures were breeched, and two tigers briefly escaped. Both have now been found, tranquilized, and safely returned to a secure enclosure.

The Sunday morning storm caused significant damage across the area.

Wild Animal Safari is located at 1300 Oak Grove Road in Pine Mountain.